New direct bus connections between San Javier hospital and Mar Menor towns
Residents in Los Alcázares, San Pedro and Torre Pacheco will have improved access to the San Javier hospital Several coastal municipalities in the Region of Murcia will soon have a direct public transport connection with the Los Arcos del Mar Menor hospital in San Javier.   As part of efforts to improve and increase public transport in Cartagena and the surrounding Mar Menor area, several new bus lines are going to be up and running..

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Iconic GC32 catamaran race on the Mar Menor: November 3 to 7
Competitors are expected to sail across the Mar Menor, Murcia, at speeds of up to 30 knots The final event of the 2021 GC32 Racing Tour, considered to be the Formula 1 of the sailing world, is going to take place on the Mar Menor next week, when keen sailors, both pros and amateurs will be flying across the lagoon, racing for first place.   The event in the Region of Murcia between November 3 and 7 has been organised by the Lo Pagá..

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Five loggerhead turtles returned to the sea in La Manga del Mar Menor
The young marine animals are part of a cluster of eggs laid last year in the Region of Murcia Five baby loggerhead turtles were returned to the Mediterranean Sea in La Manga del Mar Menor this Wednesday October 20, after being incubated in the Centro de Recuperación de Fauna Silvestre de la Comunidad 'El Valle' and cared for in the IMIDA marine facilities in San Pedro del Pinatar.   These young marine animals were part of the cluster..

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Violent fight erupts amongst San Javier youngsters
Aggressors used knives, stones, bottles and chairs to attack party-goers in San Javier, Murcia Five young people aged between 21 and 24 have been identified as the perpetrators of a violent fight at a rental property in San Javier on Sunday October 10, which left several people needing medical attention.   Last Sunday at around 4am, the Policía Local in the municipality of San Javier received an emergency call about a fight which had..

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Subterranean water in Murcia is the most nitrate-laden in Europe
Spanish subterranean water sources are amongst the most contaminated in Europe According to a report published by the European Commission (EC), the Region of Murcia was the most nitrate-contaminated area in Spain, and one of the worst affected in Europe, between 2016 and 2019.   Over 50 milligrams of nitrate per litre were found in Murcia’s subterranean water and, in some parts of the region, the quantity of nitrates even reached..

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Russian discount supermarket chain opens in San Javier, Murcia
Known as the ‘Russian Lidl’, this Mere store will be the first in the Region of Murcia Savvy shoppers in San Javier will soon be spoilt for choice as discount supermarket Mere is set to open its first store in the Region of Murcia between the end of October and the first week of November. Often called the ‘Russian Lidl’, the chain offers a no-frills approach to shopping and bargain prices on a range of Spanish and Russian products.  ..

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